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Bolt To Crack To Bolt T,S 
Bolt To Crack To Bolts T,S 
Bulge T 
Bull Fight S 
Couch Potato T,S 
Cow Patty Crack T 
Don't Pull on the Udder T,S 
Firing Squad T 
Get Your Dieck Off My Barnyard Animals T,S 
Hot Donut, The T 
It's All Been Dung T 
Just Another Cow's Climb T,S 
Just Moo It T,S 
Lieback T,S 
Little Stevie's Favorite Heifer S 
Ruff Roof S,TR 
Sabrina's Choice T,TR 
Salisbury Steak Crack T 
Slab T,S 
Sofa Kingdom S 
Theen Crack T 
Thin Slab T,S 
Unknown T 
Unknown Prow T 
What's Mine Is Yours S 

The Hot Donut 

YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c R

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 60'
Original:  YDS: 5.8- French: 5b Ewbanks: 16 UIAA: VI- ZA: 14 British: VS 4c R [details]
FA: Jordan Wood, Jason Haas
New Route: Yes
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Submitted By: Jason Haas on Nov 1, 2005

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  • Description 

    Above the cave that defines the crag is a corridor. Just inside the corridor is a faint, wandering crack below a great handcrack that starts 30 feet up. Climb the face and thin crack (suspect rock quality) to reach the handcrack. Follow perfect hands to the top.

    Rap 90' from bolt anchors on Sofa Kingdom just to the right.


    To #3 Camalot.

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    By George Bracksieck
    Jun 24, 2015

    On 6/20, I led this up to the supposed "great" hand crack, which was defined by a dolphin-shaped, dolphin-sized block that angles up the the left and appears to be unattached to anything but gravity. It looked scarier than what I'd already climbed, so I avoided it and continued straight up, through the excellent arete finish of Couch Potato (10-).

    The lower section (5.8) is loose and covered with moss and flaky lichen. I worked for and placed about seven pieces of decent pro, burying small cams as deep as possible into crumbly "cracks." Not for the 5.8 leader.

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